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Kansas Republicans vote in Senate primary, and establishment GOP fears a Kobach win (mar., 04 août 2020)
Voters in fives states — Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Arizona and Washington — cast ballots on Tuesday.
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The likelier problem with mail voting delaying election results isn’t fraud. It’s confusion. (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
And judging by his comments, Trump seems a willing player in stirring up confusion on who won.
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Those surges in coronavirus cases in other countries that Trump keeps talking about? They aren’t like ours. (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
Yes, there have been some increases — but generally modest ones.
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Trump’s reflections on John Lewis preview his own potential legacy (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
How will history remember Donald Trump -- particularly on issues related to the civil rights of Black people?
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The likelier problem with mail voting delaying election results isn’t fraud. It’s confusion. (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
And judging by his comments, Trump seems a willing player in stirring up confusion on who won.
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Trump’s reflections on John Lewis preview his own potential legacy (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
How will history remember Donald Trump -- particularly on issues related to the civil rights of Black people?
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If Congress can’t pass this coronavirus legislation, is the institution broken? (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
What former members say about why Congress has so much trouble acting in a crisis.
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What the White House says about civil rights is not what Trump says, again and again (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
Asked about John Lewis, Trump complained that the civil rights leader skipped his inauguration.
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Trump actually doesn’t appear to understand how bad the pandemic is (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
In an interview with Axios, the president reveals stunning ignorance about the scale of the outbreak.
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Kansas Republicans vote in Senate primary, and establishment GOP fears a Kobach win (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
Voters in fives states — Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Arizona and Washington — cast ballots on Tuesday.
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Michigan ballots tangled in mail delays in advance of Tuesday primary (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
Voters complained they had still not received their mail ballots just days before the vote, offering a potential warning ahead of the general election.
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Yet another GOP Senate candidate uses ‘Ranger’ label despite Army caveat (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
John James, running for the U.S. Senate in Michigan, took a Ranger course, but he did not serve in the elite Army Ranger unit.
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After months of favor, Birx raises Trump’s ire with grim coronavirus assessment (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
She previously lost support within swaths of the scientific and medical community for seeming to minimize the virus and to enable the president’s overly rosy view of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus cases are climbing in Midwest states with previously low infections (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
President Trump continues a push to reopen schools and predicts a vaccine this year, while the World Health Organization says there may never be a “silver bullet.”
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Trump says he’s examining executive orders on evictions, payroll taxes if he can’t reach deal with Democrats (Tue, 04 Aug 2020)
His comments come as negotiations continue on Capitol Hill, but the parties are far apart.
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As Trump’s latest effort for new FBI headquarters falls flat, Shelby moves parts of the bureau to Alabama (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
At least 1,500 FBI headquarters staff will relocate to $1.1 billion Huntsville campus while Washington-area plan flounders.
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Of course Trump’s campaign can’t reject the idea that Trump might seek foreign assistance (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
We already know that Trump has solicited aid from multiple countries.
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What we don’t know about what to expect on Election Day (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
Maybe we won't know the winner immediately, giving Trump an opportunity to raise questions. But maybe we will.
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If Congress can’t pass this coronavirus legislation, is the institution broken? (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
What former members say about why Congress has so much trouble acting in a crisis.
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In accusations of being too ambitious, some Black women see a double standard (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
They hear a trope that very often is used to keep women — especially Black women — in their place.
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With deaths rising and cases falling, mortality rate goes out of fashion as a White House talking point (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
July's favored metric will probably move to the back burner.
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The most dangerous false positive: Trump’s ongoing insistence that the pandemic is under control (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
It isn't, as the data show and as his administration is often forced to admit.
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As Trump leans into attacks on mail voting, GOP officials confront signs of Republican turnout crisis (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
Party leaders and strategists are encountering resistance to absentee ballots that they attribute to the president’s broadsides against voting by mail.
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Getting a coronavirus vaccine in record time is hard. Distributing it to tens of millions may be equally daunting. (Mon, 03 Aug 2020)
The administration has shared limited and often confusing information about its strategy, making it difficult for overwhelmed state and local officials to plan.
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